SIM Card Registration Regulation 2016

OC files reference on SIM registration

This requires all mobile phone device users in PNG to register their SIM cards.

The Ombudsman Commission filed the special Supreme Court reference on January 31st, 2019.

In 2016 the head of state enacted the SIM card registration regulation, in accordance with the advice of the NEC under section 216 of the National Information and Telecommunication Technology Act 2009.

The SRC Regulation binds all licensed telecommunication service providers and all persons who use SIM cards in PNG.